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May 2021

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Story Time with Barnaby D. Troll!

May 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Story Time with Barnaby D. Troll is our NEW, free weekly program for preschoolers and their families. Tuesdays, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., children will listen to a favorite children’s story, sing a song or two and re-create the story through play on the ADA-accessible Mt. Merrill playground. Masks are required for adults and children 5 and up; recommended for younger children if possible. After Story Time, you can continue to visit Barnaby, Mr. Pickles the Turtle, Rockin' Reuben the Cardinal, and…

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June 2021

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Rooftop Storytime with Liberation Station

June 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Durham Hotel, 315 E. Chapel Hill Street
Durham, 27701
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An open-air storytime on the Roof at The Durham hosted by Victoria Scott-Miller. We’re excited to announce a summer storytime series hosted by Victoria Scott-Miller of Liberation Station Bookstore. Our first storytime will be Friday, June 25, at 10:30am on the open air Roof. To maintain a small group and allow for distancing, we are limiting this storytime to the first 30 individuals who sign up (including children over 1). For this reason, we ask that you only sign up…

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July 2021

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Book Harvest Block Party

July 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
American Tobacco Campus, 705 Willard St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Book Harvest is celebrating their 10th birthday by having a citywide celebration of kids and books! ALL attendees will receive culturally inclusive children's books to take home and keep, and the first 800 people in attendance get a special Book Harvest Birthday LocoPop! There will also be a drive-through, contactless Grab-and-Go Book option -- stay safe and receive a bag of books to go. Featuring: African American Dance Ensemble The Poetry Fox Guest appearances by Wool-E-Bull, Stormy, and more! ZimZoom…

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October 2021

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OUTSIDE THE BOX ART FAIR

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Durham Armory, 212 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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OUTSIDE THE BOX ART FAIR Sunday October 17, 2021 #outsidetheboxartfair Outstanding art available by outstanding artists. SUPPORT LOCAL ART AND ARTS VENUES! Participating artists/orgs: Peel Gallery @peel_gallery Tedd Anderson @dirtyconsumer Jenny Zervakis @jennyzervakis Candy Carver @candycarver Bubbles Zine and Clown Kisses Press @bubbles_zine @clownkissespress Matthew Tauch & Christopher Williams @matthewtauch @plasticflame Renzo Ortega @renzoortegaart William Paul Thomas @willart4food Drawing Room @drawingroomnc Jerstin Crosby and Attic 506 @jerstinc @attic506 The Concern Newsstand @theconcernnewsstand Ben Alper @benalper Martha Clippinger @marthaclippinger Harrison Haynes…

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November 2021

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Step It Up and Go @ PS118

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PS118 Gallery & Event Space, 118 West Parrish Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Literary Reading celebrating David Menconi's book. MC Taylor from Hiss Golden Messenger joins David on stage. Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music is a love letter to the artists, scenes, and sounds defining our state's extraordinary contributions to American popular music and was written by one of the country’s premier journalists and music critics. David Menconi has spent three decades immersed in the state’s music, where traditions run deep and the energy expands in…

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Barbara Dennis / John Howie Jr. Literary Reading & Musical Concert Doubleheader

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PS118 Gallery & Event Space, 118 West Parrish Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Literary Reading and Music Concert Doubleheader with Barbara Dennis and John Howie, Jr. Folks encouraged to stay after for conversation and/or purchase signed books. Barbara will read for 20 minutes or so, and John will perform for 30 minutes or so. Brief Q&A discussion after.

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